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Detecting Men [electronic resource] : Masculinity and the Hollywood Detective Film / Philippa Gates.

Author/Creator:
Gates, Philippa, 1973-
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2006.
Series:
SUNY series, cultural studies in cinema/video.
SUNY series, cultural studies in cinema/video
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (358 p.)
Subjects:
Masculinity in motion pictures.
Detective and mystery films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: the case
The myths of masculinity
Investigating national heroes: British sleuths and American dicks
Investigating crisis: neo-noir heroes and femmes fatales
Investigating crisis: the spectacle of "musculinity"
Investigating the hero: the criminalist
Investigating the "other": race and the detective
Investigating the "other": women and youth
Investigating the "other": the cult of villainy
End of the investigation: case closed.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-335) and index.
Filmography: p. 301-316.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-7914-8138-7
1-4294-5794-5
OCLC:
85868381
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